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Our shepherd’s pie will get your whole herd to come running! Mashed Yukon Gold potatoes lean ground turkey and a bevy of vegetables make this a hearty, healthier hot dish.

This recipe is part of our Thanksgiving Recipe Showcase.

Recipe Ingredients

For the Potatoes:
1-1/2 lbs Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled, diced
3/4 cup fat-free chicken broth
1/4 cup Smart Balance® Blended Butter Sticks
salt and pepper, to taste*
paprika

 

For the Turkey Filling:
1 lb 93% ground turkey
1 tbsp Smart Balance® Cooking Oil
1 medium onion, diced
1 celery stalk, chopped
2 cloves garlic, diced
10 oz frozen peas and carrots
2 tbsp flour
1 cup fat-free beef broth
1 tbsp brown sugar
2 tsp tomato paste
2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp freshly chopped rosemary
salt and pepper, to taste*

Recipe Steps

In a large pot of water, cook potatoes until soft. Drain and mash with a masher along with the chicken broth, Smart Balance® Blended Butter Sticks, salt and pepper.

Preheat oven to 400° F.

In a large sauté pan, brown turkey. Season with salt and pepper and set aside when cooked through. To the pan, add Smart Balance® Cooking Oil, onion and garlic, and sauté on medium heat, for about 2 minutes.

Add celery and sauté another 3 to 4 minutes.

Add flour, salt and pepper and mix well. Add frozen peas and carrots, beef broth, brown sugar, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, rosemary and turkey. Mix well. Simmer on low about 5 to 10 minutes.

Spread the meat mixture on the bottom of a pie dish, large casserole or baking dish. Top with mashed potatoes, using a fork to scrape the top to make ridges and sprinkle with paprika. Bake 25 minutes or until potatoes turn golden.

Nutrition Facts

Serves 6
Nutrition per serving
Calories 325
Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fatty Acid 0g
Poly Fat 2g
Mono Fat 4g
Cholesterol 53mg
Sodium 446mg
Carbohydrates 31g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 19g

 

*Please note salt is not included in the above nutritional analysis, the addition of salt will increase the amount of sodium per serving.